Aug 20 2014

The Ledwidge Lookoff Rally is this weekend!!

Want to get a taste of real rally cars right in your back yard? The Ledwidge Lookoff Rally is back for 2014! The Ledwidge Lookoff Rally is a fully sanctioned performance motorsport event held August 23rd and 24th, starting in Dartmouth! Teams and their cars will compete on a variety of surfaces throughout the two days testing their skill and their vehicles! 

Jonathan
On August 23rd the action for the public begins at Dartmouth Crossing from 3-5 pm at the corner of Countryview Drive and McClure Close. All of the cars will be on display and you can meet the drivers and co-drivers. After that the rally kicks off a short 10 minute drive away in the Conrad Brothers Quarry at 6pm where the teams will complete their first three competitive stages. Spectators can view the entire stage for free from a convenient elevated position with great views of all the action! Following the full rally cars will be an exhibition event of Amateur RallyCross competitors who have been invited to try out the stages. 

Sunday the event moves to the Noel Shore where all of the rally competitors will complete another 100 full kilomteres of highly technical, fast competitive stages vying for the fastest time over the entire event! This is the biggest rally to be held in the Maritimes in over 20 years! 

More information is available on the event website at http://www.lookoffrally.com including directions, spectator information and photos/videos from previous years. 

Want to be more involved? Rally events require a lot of preparation and help and we can use all interested volunteers! Workers are needed for Saturday in Dartmouth from 5 to 8pm and Sunday from 8am to 5pm in the Noel shore. All workers will receive an event T-Shirt and those helping out on Sunday will be provided a free catered lunch by Quiznos Subs. No experience at all is necessary and you will be provided all the information and direction you require. You’ll have the best seat in the house and this is the only way to spectate for the action on Sunday! For more details see the ‘Workers’ section of the Rally Website at http://www.lookoffrally.com 

The Ledwidge Lookoff Rally is proudly sponsored by these generous contributors. We thank them for their support! 

- Q104, The Home of Rock ‘n Roll (http://www.q104.ca/
- Steele Subaru (http://www.steelesubaru.ca/
- Miller Tirecraft (http://www.tirecraft.ca/
- Parts For Trucks (http://www.partsfortrucks.com/
- Conrad Bros Ltd. (http://www.conrads.ns.ca/
- Ledwidge Lumber (http://www.ledwidgelumber.com/)
- Apple Auto Glass (http://www.appleautoglass.com/
- Quiznos (http://www.quiznos.ca/
- The Village Shops at Dartmouth Crossing (http://www.quiznos.ca/)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=544

Jul 22 2014

2014 BAC Rally Series Event #1 Results

Results of the first event of the 2014 Bluenose Autosport Rally Series are now available on the Results Page.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=541

Jul 19 2014

The 2014 Ledwidge Lookoff Rally is coming!

The Ledwidge Lookoff Rally is back for 2014 and bigger than ever!

This year will include THREE free spectator stages at the Conrad Brothers Quarry in Dartmouth on Saturday, August 23rd! Rally right in your back yard! These stages were super fast and fun last year with great viewing positions for spectators to see the entire 3km stage from one location! You can find information on spectating on the Lookoff Rally site!

After that the rally moves on to the Noel shore where competitors will tackle another 12 full rally stages totalling 117 kilometres! 

Volunteers are always needed and you can find information on helping out in the Workers section of the Lookoff Rally Website. A volunteers registration form is available on the website or you can contact Ron McKenzie at rmckenzie@lookoffrally.com

Rally in our region keeps getting better and this will be the biggest event held in our region in over 20 years! Come on out and be a part of the fun!

_5d34426

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=533

Jun 02 2014

BAC Bluenose Navigational Rally, June 8th!

Just a reminder that the annual Bluenose Navigational Rally, organized by the Bluenose AutoSport Club, is this Sunday in Windsor, Nova Scotia! This is a great event through some amazing roads and organizer James Partridge has promised some incredible views! There’s even spots built into the event for sight seeing and picture taking!

Registration opens at 11am Sunday at the Windsor Curling Club (174 Gray Street) and there will be a Novice Rally School at 12:30 for folks that want some direction or a refresher on Navigational rallying. After that the first cars start to leave at 1pm!

The rally will end at Lisa’s Cafe (30 Water Street, Windsor) for food, drink and rally stories!

Entry is $20 per car.

If you’re interested in competing or checkpointing please contact the organizer, James Partridge, at jpartridge@ns.sympatico.ca to help him plan for participants!

This is always a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon! Hope to see you there!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=528

Apr 30 2014

BAC May Fly Novice TSD Rally, May 18th!

James Partridge and the Bluenose Autosport Club will be holding a novice-friendly TSD Navigational rally  on Sunday, May 18th starting and ending in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia. This event is very novice friendly and consists almost entirely of paved roads! If you’ve ever wanted to see what Navigational Rallying is all about this is your chance!  Come on out and give it a try!

Click ‘Continue Reading’ or the details for the event on the Event Calendar for full details!

Read the rest of this entry »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=524

Mar 31 2014

2013-2014 BAC RallyCross Challenge is wrapping up!

2013/2014 BAC RallyCross Challenge standings can be found here:

Class Standings
Overall Standings

 

There’s some good points battles heading into the final event! Blu Vandaalen has a solid lead for the overall championship but anything can happen! For second place its a super tight drivetrain battle with Ian Pearcerepresenting AWD and Dave Hull pushing (pulling!) FWD!

The next and final event is April 13th! Lets hope for two dry weeks so we can have a good high speed dust-fest for a sendoff of the 2013-2014 season!

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=518

Feb 28 2014

Sunday’s BAC RallyCross at AMP is on!

Its refreshing to be posting good news on the Friday before a RallyCross for once! This Sunday’s Bluenose Autosport Club’s rallycross at Atlantic Motorsport Park is on! There’s a good base down so the course should be even smoother than usual, though expect lots of slip! Bring your good winters and see you there!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=511

Feb 26 2014

2013 Rally of the Tall Pines TV Coverage!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=509

Feb 16 2014

Repair work on the SSW RallyCross lot!

Thanks very much to Dave Hull, Ian Pearce and Jonathan Conrad for the cleanup at the Scotia Speed World big lot today. With Dave’s dragging and Jon’s plowing we greatly improved the condition of the big lot. I’d say its at 70-80% of perfect condition again! Now if we can just get some warm+dry or some very cold weather we’re set for using the big lot again!

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=503

Feb 16 2014

2013 Rocky Mountain Rally TV Coverage!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rallyeast.ca/?p=501

Older posts «